Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Floyd Mayweather: Boxer's visit not acceptable, charity says

Women's Aid says convicted boxer Floyd Mayweather's tour "condones domestic violence".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-38812575

David Cameron 'tried to get Mail editor sacked' over Brexit stance

The paper's owner told his editor that David Cameron had pressed for him to be sacked over Brexit stance.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38816692

Mamadou Sakho: Crystal Palace sign Liverpool defender on loan

Crystal Palace sign Liverpool and France defender Mamadou Sakho on loan for the rest of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38817629

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Chelsea's Diego Costa 'not the nicest guy'

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he could never be friends with Diego Costa as the Chelsea striker is "not the nicest guy" on the pitch.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38821840

Birmingham sign Arsenal's Krystian Bielik and Watford's Jerome Sinclair on loan

Birmingham sign Watford striker Jerome Sinclair and Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik on loan for the rest of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38798273

Notts County sign Arsenal's Marc Bola and Nottingham Forest's Jorge Grant on loan

Notts County sign Arsenal's Marc Bola and Jorge Grant from Nottingham Forest on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38820082

New Apple MacBook Pro banned from bar exams in multiple states thanks to Touch Bar

MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Apple's new Touch Bar is causing problems for MacBook Pro users who intended to use their new hardware to sit for bar exams. Multiple states have banned the new systems or restricted their use due to concerns about cheating.

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Gohi Cyriac: Fulham sign KV Oostende striker on loan

Fulham sign striker Gohi Cyriac on loan until the end of the season from Belgian Pro League side KV Oostende.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38817516

Asteroid discovered hours before it passes between Earth and moon

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A near miss by a small asteroid, but we only spotted it a few hours ahead of time.

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LG’s Apple-approved 5K monitor goes bananas if placed near a router

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The LG 5K UltraFine monitor that Apple recommends as a replacement for its now-discontinued Thunderbolt display has a significant problem -- it goes bonkers if you put it too close to a wireless router. If it's too close, it can freeze a machine completely.

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Lidar used to map ancient Mayan superhighway system

roads

The Mayan city of El Mirador might have been more advanced than we thought.

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Sergi Canos: Brentford re-sign Norwich winger on long-term deal

Brentford re-sign Spain Under-19 winger Sergi Canos from fellow Championship club Norwich for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38811973

Explosions used to make large quantities of graphene

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All you need is hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.

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Rolf Harris had appetite for groping, claims prosecutor

Former entertainer was good at "getting away with it", jury told in closing speech at trial.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38812972

Glenda Jackson considers stage return as she wins award for King Lear

Glenda Jackson wins a Critics' Circle Theatre Award for her acclaimed performance as King Lear.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38812811

FA Cup: Sutton United chairman says Arsenal tie will not be switched

Sutton chairman Bruce Elliott says their FA Cup fifth-round tie against Arsenal will be at their 5,000 capacity ground.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38815679

Hatton Garden robbery: Value of gods stolen rises to £25m

The value of the goods stolen in the Hatton Garden jewellery raid rises to an estimated £25m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38806838

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro: Yeovil Town sign Barnet striker on loan

Yeovil Town sign striker Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro on loan from League Two rivals Barnet until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38816518

Stephy Mavididi: Arsenal striker joins Charlton Athletic on loan

League One side Charlton Athletic sign Arsenal forward Stephy Mavididi on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38816510

Microsoft wants to bring HoloLens to the consumer market once the technology matures

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If you've hoped Microsoft would release a consumer version of HoloLens, the company does plan to do so -- but it doesn't have a firm timeline nailed down just yet.

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Nicky Ajose: Striker rejoins Swindon on loan from Charlton

Nicky Ajose leaves Charlton to rejoin former club Swindon Town on loan after just eight months with the Addicks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38814176

ET deals: Lifetime subscription to VPNSecure for 91% off

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Governments, ISPs, and malicious individuals have no qualms about watching your every move online, and a good way to thwart them is by encrypting your traffic with a VPN. And since you can get a lifetime subscription to VPNSecure for under 40 bucks, now's the time to act.

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Tom Soares: AFC Wimbledon sign midfielder from Bury

AFC Wimbledon sign midfielder Tom Soares from fellow League One side Bury for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38814751

Jordon Mutch: Reading sign Crystal Palace midfielder on loan

Championship promotion hopefuls Reading sign midfielder Jordon Mutch on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38815218

No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping)

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Quick, roomy (even in back), Chevy hit a home run with this 238-mile EV-only compact. It matches the Tesla Model 3 on tech, specs, and price.

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Rowan Liburd: Leyton Orient sign Stevenage striker on loan

League Two strugglers Leyton Orient sign Stevenage striker Rowan Liburd on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38814435

League tables 'mislead on school success'

School league tables would look different if "churn rates" were included, it is claimed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38809805

The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates

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Some of this generation's best titles are looking better than ever, here are 10 games that really benefit from this $400 half-step.

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Matt Smith: QPR sign striker from Fulham

Queens Park Rangers sign striker Matt Smith from fellow Championship side Fulham for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38813438

West Ham United v Manchester City

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38740421

Derbyshire pupils wear slippers at school to get 'better grades'

A study finds children who attend lessons without shoes work harder and behave better.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-38806734

Microsoft may be prepping a new, locked-down version of Windows, with Windows RT-like restrictions

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Windows Cloud is less about a cloud-based operating system, and more about Microsoft challenging Google in the education and enterprise markets, where the locked-down nature of Chromebooks makes them preferable.

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Chesterfield sign Birmingham's Reece Brown and QPR's Osman Kakay on loan

Chesterfield sign England Under-20 midfielder Reece Brown and teenage defender Osman Kakay until 30 April.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38809647

Malaria drugs fail for first time on patients in UK

The drug combination was unable to cure four patients, who had all visited Africa, doctors say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38796337

Axel Prohouly: QPR midfielder joins Port Vale on loan

League One side Port Vale sign Queens Park Rangers midfielder Axel Prohouly on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38808374

London bus sexual assaults: Man arrested

Officers investigating a series of sexual assaults on buses in south London arrest a 32-year-old man.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38806837

Monday, 30 January 2017

Brexit: MPs to begin formal process with two-day debate

MPs will debate a bill that will allow Theresa May to trigger Brexit, with a vote due on Wednesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38799686

Dimitri Payet: West Ham players wanted forward out before Marseille move

West Ham's players wanted Dimitri Payet out of the club prior to his move back to Marseille, says joint-chairman David Sullivan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38804244

Chuba Akpom: Arsenal forward joins Brighton & Hove Albion on loan

Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion sign young Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38804393

How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

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Tired of Windows 10 rebooting out from under you while you try to get work done? There's a solution for that.

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Met Police investigating 255 football child abuse claims

The allegations are connected to 77 clubs, including five in the Premier League.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38803125

Trump travel ban: Thousands join protests across UK

Demonstrations are held in some 35 cities and towns, including one outside 10 Downing Street.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38800337

General Muhammad Osmani may be dropped from school name

The school has been accused of trying to remove the identity of a Bangladeshi community over the change.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38803119

FA Cup fifth-round draw: Sutton Utd face Arsenal, Blackburn host Man Utd

Non-league Sutton United will host 12-time winners Arsenal in the fifth round of the FA Cup, while Lincoln City are away to Premier League Burnley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38803239

V2X (vehicle-to-everything) conquers tough roadway curves, construction zones, red lights

V2I-with-radio-waves

The Washington Auto Show again focused on public policy and government-industry alliances such as V2V and V2I.

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Brentford v Aston Villa

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brentford and Aston Villa (19:45 GMT).

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38727047

ET deals: Save over $200 on a Dell XPS desktop PC

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Over 400 New Routemasters to be recalled due to rear door fault

Over 400 of the buses need upgrades because of a fault with the rear door on the £350,000 vehicles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38800789

Liverpool v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38727326

Optical shock: Scientists have imaged light going faster than itself

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A custom new camera that can take a hundred billion frames per second has allowed scientists to photograph light producing the optical equivalent of a sonic boom.

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Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Premier League game between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38727319

West Ham Utd: Can you name their 31 strikers signed in seven years?

West Ham have signed an incredible 31 different strikers since David Gold and David Sullivan took control of the club in 2010. How many of them can you name?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38789131

Luke Freeman: QPR sign midfielder from Bristol City

Queens Park Rangers sign midfielder Luke Freeman from fellow Championship club Bristol City for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38797751

Port Vale sign QPR winger Shodipo

League One side Port Vale sign Queens Park Rangers winger Olamide Shodipo on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38801329

Campaigners lose Heathrow third runway High Court challenge

A coalition of local councils, together with Greenpeace UK, brought the judicial review.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38800598

Six Nations: England's Joe Marler fit for opener with France

England prop Joe Marler is available to face France in the Six Nations on Saturday after making a quick return from a fractured leg.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38800857

Bournemouth v Crystal Palace

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Premier League game between Bournemouth and Crystal Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38727464

10 best Android apps for power users

android tool

Get serious about Android with these powerful apps.

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TSSA suspends planned Tube strikes on 5 and 7 February

The TSSA union will not join two strikes announced by the RMT in a row over Underground staffing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38799245

Arsenal v Watford

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Watford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38727389

How to stop Windows 10 from rebooting after updates

Michaela School advertises for 'tough love' detention role

The "detention director" job requires someone who believes in order, discipline and obedience.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38796801

First male sexual abuse service Clinic26 opens in London

The clinic will provide sexual health services and emotional support to men of all ages.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38797121

Evening Standard editor Sarah Sands moves to Today programme

London Evening Standard editor Sarah Sands is to replace James Angus as editor of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38796761

Official Nintendo Switch microSD cards are much more expensive than normal versions

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The Nintendo Switch only ships with 32GB of internal storage, but it isn't supposed to require proprietary microSD cards -- so why is Nintendo shipping cards so much more expensive than average?

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Trump executive order: Million sign petition to stop UK visit

A campaign to stop the US president's UK state visit gains momentum over his immigration crackdown.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38795998

CEO Secrets: Pimlico Plumbers boss shares business tips

Charlie Mullins, the founder of Pimlico Plumbers, shares the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38677435

Patrick van Aanholt: Crystal Palace sign Sunderland defender in potential £14m deal

Crystal Palace sign Sunderland defender Patrick van Aanholt in a transfer that could be worth up to £14m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38794522

Chelsea increase offer for Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon

Premier League leaders Chelsea return to Celtic with an improved offer of about £3.5m for goalkeeper Craig Gordon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38794447

Eoin Morgan: Poor umpiring decision cost England in second T20 in India

Captain Eoin Morgan felt a poor umpiring decision in the final over cost England victory in the second Twenty20 international with India.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/38791502

Robots could help solve social care crisis, say academics

The crisis in care of the elderly might be partly solved by robots with a good bedside manner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-38770516

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Calls to stop President Trump's state visit to UK

Hundreds of thousands sign a petition against the visit after the US clampdown on immigration.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38788388

Dimitri Payet: West Ham criticise player as he rejoins Marseille for £25m

West Ham accuse Dimitri Payet of showing a lack of "commitment and respect" after the Frenchman rejoins former club Marseille for £25m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38675958

'Flawed plan'

In 1960s and 70s Britain, immigrant ethnic minority children were dispersed across schools in the hope that it would help them integrate.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-38689839

Knife crime in UK cities 'turning people into monsters'

A knife or blade was used in a crime in the UK every 16 minutes on average last year, figures suggest.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38772583

We talk to kids about living with high levels of air pollution in London

Air pollution in some parts of London has been so bad recently, that the Mayor of London has had to use the highest pollution level alert for the first time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/38789471

Community calls for action after teenager Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes killed

Hundreds of people attend a memorial for a 15-year-old boy stabbed to death outside his school.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38790902

Sir Mo Farah: Olympic champion criticises Donald Trump's US travel ban

British athlete Sir Mo Farah criticises Donald Trump for implementing an order that leaves him unsure whether he can return to the United States.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/38788910

Londoners celebrate Chinese New Year with party in Trafalgar Square

Thousands of people take to the streets of central London to celebrate Chinese New Year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38788078

Leyton Orient: Manager Andy Edwards leaves for Football Association coaching job

Leyton Orient manager Andy Edwards leaves the League Two club to take up a Football Association youth coaching job.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38789540

FA Cup: Millwall's Steve Morison stuns Watford

Steve Morison volleys in at the back post to give League One Millwall a shock FA Cup fourth-round victory over Premier League side Watford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38789808

Labour's Harriet Harman claims lecturer 'offered grade for sex'

Harriet Harman tells the BBC she was "horrified" and rejected the academic's advances.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38787723

May criticised over response to US immigration clampdown

Theresa May is criticised for not responding sooner to President Trump's clampdown on immigration.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38786576

Skyscraper London: How developers strike 'deals' with councils

Building upwards has been touted as the solution to London's housing crisis, but many skyscrapers do not include any affordable accommodation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38771966

Danny Welbeck: Arsene Wenger feared Arsenal striker would lose edge after injuries

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feared Danny Welbeck would lose his edge after spending almost two years fighting knee injuries.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38785446

Police hunt after string of sex attacks on London buses

A man is being hunted by police after five young women, including a 13-year-old girl, made separate sexual assault complaints to police.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38788073

Princess Diana: Princes commission statue 20 years after her death

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are marking the 20th anniversary of their mother's death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38785218

The groups giving old tech a new life

Each year Britons throw away two million tonnes of electronic waste - but a growing number of groups are helping people bring old technology back to life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-37954769

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Branislav Ivanovic & Asmir Begovic: Chelsea wait over moves for duo

Chelsea are waiting on potential moves for defender Branislav Ivanovic and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic before the transfer window closes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38784948

Chris Martin: Striker signs new Derby contract despite Fulham loan deal

Chris Martin, who is on loan at Fulham, signs a new contract with Derby which will keep him with the Rams until 2020.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38785112

Patrick van Aanholt: Crystal Palace 'very close' to signing Sunderland defender

Crystal Palace have tried to sign "20 to 30 players" during the transfer window, says Eagles boss Sam Allardyce.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38769455

Ban lorries from using car sat-navs, say councils

Councils want the power to ensure lorries avoid routes where they exceed the weight or height limit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38775559

Westminster Council to trial diesel parking charge

Westminster is to become the first London borough to levy an additional charge on drivers of diesel cars.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38782211

Tranmere Rovers v Dagenham & Redbridge

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Tranmere Rovers and Dagenham & Redbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38701087

Mansfield Town v Leyton Orient

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Mansfield Town and Leyton Orient.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700943

Carlisle United v Barnet

Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Carlisle United and Barnet.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700931

Millwall v Watford

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup game between Millwall and Watford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38709164

Bolton Wanderers v Charlton Athletic

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700845

Fulham v Hull City

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup game between Fulham and Hull City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38709162

Sutton United v Leeds United

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup game between Sutton United and Leeds United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38709037

London 'super head' Greg Wallace wins High Court ban appeal

A "super head" wins a High Court appeal against a teaching ban following financial mismanagement allegations .

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38777625

Friday, 27 January 2017

Remembering the Apollo I disaster, 50 years later

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The Apollo I fire that claimed the lives of three astronauts -- Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee -- was 50 years ago today. We discuss the fire and how it changed the Apollo program -- and NASA itself.

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BBL: Bristol Flyers hammer London Lions 98-66

Watch a selection of the best shots from Bristol Flyers' dominant 98-66 win over the London Lions.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/basketball/38777507

Seagate plans 16TB drives for 2018, 20TB by 2020

Seagate-Enterprise-Drive

Seagate has big plans for its storage divisions, with 16TB drives planned for mid-2018 and a 20TB push for 2020. Hard drive growth has plateaued somewhat of late; can helium and new drive recording methods put things back on track?

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Robert Snodgrass: West Ham sign Hull midfielder for £10.2m

West Ham complete the signing of Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass for a fee of £10.2m on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38775507

Space rocks, a space telescope and a space station: this week in space

HE0435-1223, located in the centre of this wide-field image, is among the five best lensed quasars discovered to date. The foreground galaxy creates four almost evenly distributed images of the distant quasar around it.

This week's goings-on feature SpaceX, Hubble, and a needle in a haystack. Three times as much space per space. Plus some eye candy from NASA's new satellite!

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Three men jailed after 'cat and mouse' car chase deaths

Drivers involved in the deaths of another three people after a "cat and mouse" car chase are jailed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38773084

FA Cup: Millwall manager Neil Harris talks about life after cancer

Ahead of Millwall's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Watford, manager Neil Harris talks about life after being diagnosed with cancer when he was just 23.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38776833

Michael Collins: Leyton Orient midfielder signs new deal to end of season

Leyton Orient midfielder Michael Collins signs a new contract which will keep him with the club until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38777343

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss gets four-match touchline ban

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger receives a four-match touchline ban after accepting a Football Association charge of misconduct.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38777152

Researchers claim they compressed hydrogen into a metallic state

metallic hydrogen

Metallic hydrogen has been theoretical for more than 80 years, but it might be a reality now.

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England fan jailed for pushing man in front of Tube

A football fan is jailed for 10 years for pushing a man on to Tube tracks before a train arrived.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38775661

Chelsea v Brentford

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Chelsea and Brentford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700669

New Nvidia Shield update delivers 4K streaming, refreshed gaming app

NVShieldFeature

Nvidia's latest Shield update includes 4K streaming, Android 7.0 (Nougat), a unified and simplified game hub, and new capabilities for older versions of the device.

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Dion Conroy: Swindon Town sign Chelsea defender until 2019

League One side Swindon Town sign Chelsea defender Dion Conroy until June 2019 for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38775362

Luke Amos: Southend United sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder

Southend United sign central midfielder Luke Amos on loan from Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38773471

Tottenham Hotspur v Wycombe Wanderers

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Tottenham Hotspur and Wycombe Wanderers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700672

Queens Park Rangers v Burton Albion

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Queens Park Rangers and Burton Albion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700813

Tube workers to strike for two days in February, RMT announces

Tube staff will walk out on 5 and 7 February in a row over jobs and ticket office closures.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38771514

Crystal Palace v Manchester City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Crystal Palace and Manchester City.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38700695

Fulham's Lasse Vigen Christensen and Cauley Woodrow join Burton on loan

Burton sign Lasse Vigen Christensen and Cauley Woodrow from Championship rivals Fulham until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38773590

Full details, photos of the Samsung Galaxy S8 just leaked

Samsung Product Showcase

Complete details on Samsung's Galaxy S8, including photos, have leaked. We round up the information inside.

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Greater Anglia: Thousands stranded in Witham to Shenfield train disruption

Commuters across East Anglia are left unable to travel after overhead cable damage closes the line.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-38768535

Will the government take over Southern trains?

Would putting Southern rail back into public ownership solve the long-running dispute?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38771216

Hamilton: Could Lin-Manuel Miranda join West End production?

Hamilton's West End production casts its leads - but we don't yet know who'll play the title role.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38768287

Bryan Cranston to make UK stage debut in Network

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is to make his UK stage debut in an adaptation of 1970s movie Network.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38770216

GB wheelchair coach Jenni Banks 'belittled' me - Paralympic champion David Weir

Paralympic champion David Weir accuses British Athletics coach Jenni Banks of making 'belittling' and 'hurtful' remarks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/38770498

The ‘Doomsday Clock’ is now at 2.5 minutes to midnight

Doomsday_Clock-_2.5_minutes

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists board points the finger at Donald Trump for taking us this close to doomsday.

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IPCC to investigate Met after DJ told 'black men commit crime'

The police will be investigated after the DJ was told it was a "fact" that black men commit crime.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38767799

Barnet: Spanish winger Ruben Bover Izquierdo signs

Barnet sign Spanish winger Ruben Bover Izquierdo after he impressed on trial at the League Two club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38771265

Croydon NHS formula row could cost families £112 per week

Parents of babies with milk and soya allergies in London could be charged up to £112 per week, as NHS cuts hit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38760732

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko to match UK attendance record

Anthony Joshua's fight against Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on 29 April will be watched by the biggest post-war British boxing crowd.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/38767527

Sean Goss: Manchester United midfielder to have QPR medical

Manchester United midfielder Sean Goss is to undergo a medical with Championship side Queens Park Rangers on Friday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38770346

Surviving the London sect that locked me away for 30 years

Katy Morgan-Davies spent the first 30 years of her life imprisoned by a cult in south London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-38760069

Florian Jozefzoom: Brentford sign PSV Eindhoven winger

Brentford sign winger Florian Jozefzoom from Dutch Eredivisie side PSV Eindhoven for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38749071

More Labour MPs to rebel over Brexit vote

A Labour whip joins two other front benchers who say they will rebel over a bill triggering Brexit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38768383

Semi-legal operation

Diane Munday, 80, had an abortion back at a time when gin and knitting needles could be used by backstreet abortionists - and were sometimes fatal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-38722929

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Nineteen charged after drugs raids in London and Oxfordshire

Nineteen people are charged following a series of drugs raids across London and Oxfordshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-38763785

Brexit: Labour tensions as Article 50 bill published

A shadow minister quits after being told to back the new Article 50 bill, hours after it is introduced.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38753808

Prince Harry turns heads in his running gear

Prince Harry has been turning heads in his running gear - as he went for a jog.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38766041

Boy charged over Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes stab death

A teenager is charged with murder after a 15-year-old boy is stabbed near his Kensal Green school.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38765908

Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

pioneer_BDRs

A new pair of Blu-ray drives from Panasonic promise enhanced audio playback and full support for UHD Blu-ray discs -- but full compatibility is much more involved this time around, and you'll need an entire hardware stack capable of playing back 4K content.

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Astronomers may have figured out why alien planets lack exomoons

Exoplanets MIT orbit

We've found exoplanets, but what about the exomoons?

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Thanos Petsos: Fulham sign Werder Bremen midfielder on loan

Championship side Fulham sign Werder Bremen and Greece midfielder Thanos Petsos on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38762225

Stephen Humphrys: Shrewsbury Town sign Fulham striker on loan for rest of season

League One club Shrewsbury Town sign teenage Fulham striker Stephen Humphrys on loan for the rest of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38719991

Upcoming Xbox One patch will snip console’s Snap mode

Xbox-One-Snap

Microsoft will remove Snap mode from an upcoming version of the Xbox One dashboard. This is supposed to boost performance and give the company more breathing room for future planned improvements.

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ET deals: Dell OptiPlex 3040 Micro quad-core desktop PC for $529

3040 Micro

Looking for a powerful tiny PC on the cheap? Check out the Optiplex 3040 Micro desktop PC from Dell. For a limited time, this quad-core machine is being discounted by a total of 35% off the sticker price.

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Craig Gordon: Celtic tell Chelsea that goalkeeper is not for sale

Celtic inform Chelsea that goalkeeper Craig Gordon is not for sale after being contacted by the English Premier League leaders.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38760966

Prince Harry runs with homeless youngsters in London

Prince Harry steps out for a jog on the streets of north London with youngsters and charity volunteers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38763350

Man guilty of killing Kingston student as she crossed road

A driver killed a university student while racing at speeds of up to 70mph, a court hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38759352

Trump administration immediately starts trying to muzzle scientists

California

Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Those who learn from history are doomed to watch helplessly while others repeat it.

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Australian Open 2017: Andy Lapthorne wins fifth quad doubles title

Britain's Andy Lapthorne wins his fifth Australian Open quad doubles title with American partner David Wagner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/38754594

Private space firm wants to reuse parts of the International Space Station

canadarm

Why let all those neat components go to waste?

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Madness honour legendary Camden venue The Dublin Castle

Ska band Madness unveil a heritage plaque at the venue where they made their name in the 1970s.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38755707

From space to a London museum

UK astronaut Tim Peake talks about returning to space as the capsule that carried him to the ISS goes on display.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38755229

Boxing clever

A look at the bars, restaurants, shops and other businesses setting up in former shipping containers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38742250

City lawyer Alastair Main sentenced for slapping woman's bottom

The former England rower also poured his beer over the woman and called her names.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38757990

Jeff Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, will likely renew fight against strong encryption

encryption head

The federal government is expected to renew its assault on strong encryption under likely incoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions. President Trump, FBI Director James Comey, and Sessions himself have all attacked strong encryption and called for the creation of backdoors or mandated cooperation that would require companies to break their security measures when ordered to do so by the US government.

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Anglo-Welsh Cup: Scarlets v Saracens (Fri)

Team details and match preview for Scarlets' Anglo-Welsh Cup game against Saracens on Friday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38730641

Missing body found on Saddleworth Moor identified

It has taken more than a year to identify the man in a case which has attracted global interest.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-38757699

London Waterloo platform closures: Summer disruption warning

Network Rail advises passengers to stay away from London Waterloo during summer redevelopment work.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38757838

Ariel Borysiuk: QPR midfielder agrees Lechia Gdansk loan move

QPR midfielder Ariel Borysiuk agrees a deal to join Polish side Lechia Gdansk on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38757368

Robert Snodgrass: West Ham bid more than Burnley for Hull midfielder

West Ham and Burnley will compete for the signing of Hull City top scorer Robert Snodgrass after the Hammers have a bid accepted.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38755703

Arsene Wenger to accept FA charge and ask for personal hearing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will accept his FA misconduct charge and ask for a personal hearing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38755704

Raffaele Sollecito: Kercher murder case left me in debt

Raffaele Sollecito and Amanda Knox were found not guilty of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2015.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-38745287

Two more arrests over fatal Wembley Stadium stabbing

The men were arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Djodjo Nsaka, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38754862

Manchester anti-Semitic football chants video probed

A video in which football fans can be heard singing anti-Semitic insults is being investigated.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-38750034

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Tim Peake's capsule goes on display at Science Museum

The spacecraft which carried Tim Peake to and from the space station has gone on display at London's Science Museum.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38744822

Tube Strike: Drivers walk out on Central and Waterloo and City lines

A 24-hour strike affecting two London Underground lines begins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38748011

D-Wave’s quantum computers take a quantum leap forward, now offer 2,000 qubits

quantum comp head

D-Wave has launched a new quantum annealing machine, this time with 2,048 entangled qubits. That's twice what the company offered last year, though there are still questions about the type of problems the computer will solve and how its performance will compare with classical computers.

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ET deals: Get a lifetime subscription to pCloud cloud storage for $60

pCloud

Off-site storage shields you from catastrophic data loss if your phone or computer are stolen or damaged, and it enables you to access your files wherever you go. Better yet, cloud storage isn't prohibitively expensive anymore.

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Deep learning algorithm diagnoses skin cancer as well as seasoned dermatologists

AI artificial intelligence neural networks

Remember how that Google neural net learned to tell the difference between dogs and cats? It's helping catch skin cancer now, thanks to some scientists at Stanford.

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Debris from ancient asteroid explosion still peppering our planet

asteroid

A team is working to filter out these common meteorites to see what the most ancient objects to fall to Earth were like.

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Researchers develop robotic plankton to help us understand the real thing

swarmofunder

Plankton are tiny, but important. The robotic variety could help us study the real plankton in the ocean.

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Boy, 15, found guilty of Notting Hill stab murder

Folajimi Orebiyi was stabbed in the neck before collapsing on the Portobello Road.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38750195

Tyler Gendall: Harlequins sign Cornish Pirates prop

Harlequins sign prop Tyler Gendall from Cornish Pirates on a deal until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38746416

Millwall Football Club: Compulsory purchase order abandoned

Lewisham Council has said the compulsory purchase of the land around Millwall Football Club will now not go ahead.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38732925

Samsung’s foundry business, upcoming 10nm designs offsets its catastrophic Note 7 losses

Samsung Fab Line

Samsung's semiconductor business is the star of the company's 2016. Not only has revenue jumped the last two years, this relatively small division cranks out a disproportionate amount of Samsung's total profit.

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Aaron Gaiete jailed for Munashe Charles Kutyauripo murder

A 17-year-old boy is jailed for life for murdering a teenager during an argument over a tracksuit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38742357

Slavisa Jokanovic: Fulham boss takes blame for penalty woe after seventh failure

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic claims he is to blame for their poor record from penalties - as he chooses the taker.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38746408

Microsoft’s Creators Update will include a new Windows Defender Security Center

Windows 10 1080p

Windows 10's Creators Update will pack a number of improvements, including a new Windows Defender Security Center and a centralized location for managing devices and applications.

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Two dead and four rescued from Dagenham flats blaze

Two women die and four people are rescued after fire broke out in a block of flats in Dagenham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38746478

London Welsh "disappointed" with RFU decision to expel them from Championship

London Welsh are "extremely disappointed" by the Rugby Football Union's decision to expel them from the Championship.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38745294

'Men aren't told to look attractive at work'

Nicola Thorp, who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels at work explains why she made a stand.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38742232

London teenager's stab death 'not gang related'

The 15-year-old boy was killed close to his school in north-west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38742354

Surrey loan Burke to Leicestershire

Leicestershire sign Surrey all-rounder James Burke on a season-long loan deal to play in all three competitions.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/38743992

Second man held over 'threats' in Gina Miller Brexit case

A second man is held over 'threats' against Gina Miller - the woman behind the Brexit legal challenge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38744073

Rough sleeping rises at appalling rate, charity says, as figures show 16% rise

More than 4,000 people a night have been sleeping rough on England's streets, 16% up on last year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38719087

London's dirty air: how bad is it?

How do scientists assess the scale of dirty air across the UK and just how dangerous is the air that we breathe?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38735896

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Scorpio

A leaked Microsoft document sheds light on the Xbox Scorpio's upcoming capabilities, 4K rendering options, and technical details. It's shaping up to be a beast of a console.

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CyanogenMod successor Lineage OS is now available for download

lineage

The CyanogenMod project is gone, but Lineage OS continues in its place.

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New crackdown on VPNs meant to further empower China’s Great Firewall

China Censorship

Dystopian future, meet dystopian present. But how are they going to make the rejected Internet content pay for enhancements to the Great Firewall?

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ET deals roundup: Save big on 4K UHD TVs in time for the big game

ET television

Getting ready for the biggest game in football? Treat yourself to an affordable 4K UHD TV from the Dell online store, and you'll get a bonus gift card with your purchase. Order before the 25th, and you'll receive your new television by the time of the big event.

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Tube Strike: RMT announces walkout on two underground lines

RMT drivers will walk out on the Central and Waterloo and City lines from 21.00 GMT on Wednesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38733015

Connor Ogilvie: Stevenage re-sign Tottenham Hotspur defender

Stevenage re-sign defender Connor Ogilvie on loan from Premier League side Tottenham until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38737571

3D TV is finally, blessedly, mercifully, dead — will VR follow suit?

cinema-3d-specs

3D TV is finally dead, with the last manufacturers dropping it from TV sets going forward. Unfortunately, many of the same headwinds that killed the 3D business could be trouble for virtual reality as well.

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Granit Xhaka: Arsenal player questioned over racial abuse allegation

Arsenal's Granit Xhaka is interviewed under caution by police following an allegation he racially abused a British Airways staff member.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38736988

Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps

Lightroom mobile on a variety of platforms

Despite the popularity of Chromebooks, they have suffered from a lack of first-class applications. Now, Adobe is leveraging Google's new Android on Chromebook effort to bring some of its top mobile applications on board.

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London Welsh: RFU refuses permission for Exiles to stay in Championship

London Welsh are refused permission to continue playing in the Championship by the Rugby Football Union.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38736486

Tjaronn Chery: QPR midfielder completes move to Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng

Queens Park Rangers sell midfielder Tjaronn Chery to Chinese side Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38736479

Hornchurch explosion: Flat may have been drugs factory

An explosion in a block of flats may have been caused by the preparation of drugs, the Met Police says.

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Star Wars: Episode VIII is now ‘The Last Jedi’ — here’s what that could mean

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The new Star Wars movie, Episode VIII, now has a formal title: The Last Jedi. Who that refers to, and what it means, is already a source of considerable speculation. We step through the possibilities and discuss outcomes.

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Southern claims RMT strike 'not to blame' for cancelled services

A rail company blames roster errors and staff sickness for cancelled trains, not a drivers' strike.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-38732709

QPR & Fulham charged by Football Association after derby clashes

QPR and Fulham are charged with breaching Football Association rules after clashes in Saturday's west London derby.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38732514

'Toxic air audits' announced for London's 'most polluted schools'

Primary schools located in London's most polluted areas are to receive "toxic air audits", the Mayor of London announces.

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Museum of London move gets £180m funding boost

The Museum of London's plan to move to Smithfield market has moved a step closer thanks to a funding boost.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38732919

Beth Mead: Arsenal Ladies sign Sunderland striker ahead of WSL Spring Series

Arsenal Ladies sign England Under-23 striker Beth Mead from fellow-Women's Super League One club Sunderland Ladies.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38723199

PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

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Jon Peddie Research reports that spending on PC gaming surged in 2016, thanks to pent-up demand for 14nm products and an ongoing strong market for PC titles.

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Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Wembley for 16 hours

About 120 fire fighters have been tackling a blaze at an industrial estate in north-west London for nearly 16 hours.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38729636

Igor Vetokele: Charlton Athletic striker joins Sint-Truiden on loan

Charlton Athletic striker Igor Vetokele joins Belgian top flight side Sint-Truiden on loan until the end of the season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38732509